The Icon, the Sceptic and the Cow: Climate Change Perception in Canada and Implications for Environmental Communication 11:00 am
The Icon, the Sceptic and the Cow: Climate Change Perception in Canada and Implications for Environmental Communication @ Brock University - Schmon Tower, Room 105
Oct 6 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Why, as individuals, do we not fully engage in climate change mitigation and adaptation behaviours, given the overwhelming evidence that climate change is an existential threat to the wellbeing and survival of our species? This talk by Dr. Gary Pickering considers this question within the Canadian context by highlighting recent empirical studies from his lab, and discusses the implications for effective environmental communication around climate change. Everyone is welcome to this transdisciplinary seminar. This event is hosted by Brock University’s Environmental Sustainability Research Centre.
Environmental Research and Park Management in Nunavut, Canada 12:00 pm
Environmental Research and Park Management in Nunavut, Canada @ Brock University - Schmon Tower, Room 105
Oct 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
David Beamer will present a brief overview of Nunavut Parks and what it is like to work in the environmental sector in Nunavut. He will present on some research projects that he has been associated with, and will provide an overview of research in Nunavut. David is originally from Niagara and has completed his MBA at Brock University. He has worked for Nunavut Parks and Special Places for over four years. He has held several positions and is now the Manager of Park Facilities and Operations. Everyone is welcome to this transdisciplinary seminar. This event is hosted by Brock University’s Environmental Sustainability Research Centre.
Google Analytics for Online Fundraising 1:30 pm
Motivational Interviewing Application: Two-Part Training Session 4:00 pm
Motivational Interviewing Application: Two-Part Training Session @ St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton - Community Psychiatry Clinic, Group Room 2
Oct 17 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Do you have a working knowledge of Motivational Interviewing (MI) principles and would like more hands-on practice? Join Holly Raymond (Clinical Director, General Psychiatry & Addiction Service) for a two-part training session that focuses on MI application. Participants will receive a training certificate of attendance. Part 1: Tuesday October 17, 4-8 p.m. Part 2: Wednesday October 25, 5-8 p.m. Contact Alyssa DeAngelis (email address above) to register. This training session is hosted by St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton.
Port Colborne-Welland-Pelham: Shared Learning Local Hub Sessions 9:30 am
Port Colborne-Welland-Pelham: Shared Learning Local Hub Sessions @ The Hope Centre
Oct 19 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Shared Learning Local Hub sessions are being held in 5 areas across Niagara for front-line community service and outreach workers to: Connect for shared learning; Share ideas and best practice information to enable client success; and Strengthen relationships concerning clients’ access to services and benefits. To be part of this session, contact Gus Cruz at email@example.com.
Braiding Together Indigenous Wellness, Trauma- and Gender-Informed Approaches in the Substance Use Field 12:00 pm
Fundraising & Communications: Creating a Content Strategy for your Nonprofit Website 1:00 pm
Is Your Business Positioned for Success in a New, Low-Carbon Economy? 5:30 pm
Neglected Tropical Diseases in the Era of Sustainable Development Goals: Transdisciplinary Seminar Series 11:00 am
Neglected Tropical Diseases in the Era of Sustainable Development Goals: Transdisciplinary Seminar Series @ Brock University - Schmon Tower, Room 105
Oct 20 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Dr. Ana Sanchez will present on Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), which are a diverse group of 17 human and zoonotic diseases affecting the poorest people and under-served communities around the globe. Not only do NTDs flourish in conditions of poverty and lack of safe water and sanitation, they are inextricably related to systematic inequity. Due to their crosscutting effects, NTDs can serve as indicators of progress for the Sustainable Development Goals, that require an integrated response to ensure sustainable development. This event is hosted by Brock University’s Environmental Sustainability Research Centre.
Prison 101 Workshop 9:00 am
West Niagara: Shared Learning Local Hub Session 9:30 am
West Niagara: Shared Learning Local Hub Session @ Niagara West Adult Learning Centre
Oct 24 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Shared Learning Local Hub sessions are being held in 5 areas across Niagara for front-line community service and outreach workers to: Connect for shared learning; Share ideas and best practice information to enable client success; and Strengthen relationships concerning clients’ access to services and benefits. Host presentation: Arlene High, Executive Director, Niagara West Adult Learning Centre There will be roundtable updates, networking, and sharing of materials and resources. To be part of this session, contact Faith Lowe at firstname.lastname@example.org.
What You Need to Know About Canada’s Lower Risk Cannabis Use Guidelines 2:00 pm
Building a Business Case for Employers to Actively Recruit and Retain People with Mental Illness 12:00 pm
Strategies to Support the Settlement and Integration of Immigrants and Refugees with Disabilities 12:00 pm
Opioid Overdose Prevention and Harm Reduction: Centre for Innovation in Campus Mental Health 1:00 pm
Building a Webstore with Shopify: E-Commerce for Beginners 6:00 pm
Niagara Economic Summit 7:30 am
Economic Briefing Breakfast 8:30 am
Economic Briefing Breakfast @ Lookout Point Country Club
Oct 26 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am
You are invited to an informative presentation on Canadian and World Economies, presented by Leslie Preston, a Senior Economist from TD Wealth Financial Planning. Admission is free and a buffet breakfast will be served. To register, contact Gillian (contact information above). This event is hosted by the Welland/Pelham Chamber of Commerce & Port Colborne-Wainfleet Chamber of Commerce.
Indigenous Health Equity: Examining Racism as an Indigenous Social Determinant of Health 1:30 pm
Advance Level Immigration Service Access Training 9:00 am
Advance Level Immigration Service Access Training @ St. Catharines Public Library, Central Branch, Mills Room
Oct 27 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
This training is for service providers who work with immigrants and refugees, People Living with HIV/AIDS (PHAs), and Non-Status Individuals. The workshop will provide detailed information about the various immigration forms, the issues facing immigrants with HIV or other “medically inadmissible” conditions, how HIV factors in to a refugee claim and more. This workshop will also provide valuable connections between service providers, the HIV specialty legal clinic in Toronto and local legal professionals who are working with clients in the immigration or refugee process. To register, contact Jackie (email@example.com) or Winnie (firstname.lastname@example.org). This training is hosted by Positive Living Niagara.